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January 2008

The world's best-selling astronomy magazine offers you the most exciting, visually stunning, and timely coverage of the heavens above. Each monthly issue includes expert science reporting, vivid color photography, complete sky coverage, spot-on observing tips, informative telescope reviews, and much more! All this in an easy-to-understand, user-friendly style that's perfect for astronomers at any level.

Features

Top 10 space stories of 2007

A brilliant comet stunned southern skywatchers, astronomers uncovered the most earthlike exoplanet yet, and physicists prepared to awaken their biggest machine ever.

Web extra: The year's Top 10: a deeper look

Learn more about the 2007's top space stories.

The biggest planet's 5 deepest mysteries

From its inner core to its far-ranging magnetic field, Jupiter tightly guards its secrets.

Web extra: Lend me your ear

Interactions in Jupiter's vast magnetic field create sounds that will either shock you or have you whistling a tune.

Illustrated: Earth impacts at a glance

Asteroids and comets have slammed into our planet innumerable times. Here's where they've hit.

Observe celestial odd couples

Double your pleasure by spotting two types of deep-sky objects at the same time.

Web extra: More celestial odd couples

Point your telescope at another 10 celestial pairings.

New pictures from old plates

Colorizing Digitized Sky Survey images creates a new world of astronomical portraits.

A wide-field imager's dream scope

Tele Vue's NP101is delivers ultra-sharp images.

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Bob Berman's strange universe
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Web extra: Tour two more clusters in Taurus

Stephen James O'Meara's secret sky
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